AceInfo Solutions, Inc.

  • Chief Scrum Master/Release Train Engineer

    Job Location
    US-DC-Washington
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Clearance
    Public Trust Or ability to obtain a Public Trust
  • Overview

    Ace Info Solutions, Inc. (AceInfo) is a leading Federal contractor with a focused vision: empower our clients, challenge our employees, and grow our business. Founded in December 2000, we are deeply committed to ensuring quality and customer satisfaction. We have a mature corporate infrastructure, strong management, and quality practices. AceInfo is a trusted IT partner to the Federal Government, and we help various agencies transform and strengthen their processes, operations, infrastructures, and security practices to help them further their critical missions.

    For over 15 years, we have successfully managed large and significant Federal programs. We have proven experience prioritizing client satisfaction, project quality, and providing innovative, cost-effective solutions to Federal clients.

    AceInfo is prime on 95% of our contracts, is headquartered in Reston VA, and has geographically dispersed office locations throughout the country, to include: Kearneysville, WV; Chesapeake, VA; Fort Collins, CO; Boulder, CO; Quantico, VA; Kansas City, MO; Bowie, MD; multiple Washington, DC Metropolitan locations, and project presence in 23 states in all time zones. We offer excellent benefits and salary packages including free medical/dental/life insurance premiums for staff members. We offer relocation assistance for internal employees and external candidates, within 50 miles (minimum) of work location. We do not offer assistance for relocation and housing for internship positions.

     

     

     

    AceInfo is currently seeking a Chief Scrum Master to support our upcoming federal project, in Washington, DC.

     

     

    Position Description:

     

    The Chief Scrum Master is a servant leader and plays a key role in the successful delivery of a large complex system.  The position requires experience as a Chief Scrum Master/Release Train Engineer and in-depth knowledge of SAFe lean practices.  The incumbent will communicate with stakeholders, escalate issues, remove impediments, and help manage risk.  Stakeholders include multiple agencies and several government contracting organizations.  Each organization has developed and is responsible for their own components of the overall system.  The incumbent will play a crucial leadership role in this integration effort.  The position will be filled with a seasoned agile professional with high emotional intelligence and excellent communication skills.     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate the successful release of high-quality, stable software
    • Identify, communicate, and resolve program-level roadblocks for multiple geographically distributed scrum teams
    • Coordinate proper collaboration across all the scrum teams
    • Break down cross-team barriers
    • Facilitate Program Increment (PI) planning
    • Oversee the schedule and manage PI deliverables
    • Track, analyze, and report standard agile metrics
    • Work with stakeholders to to develop and maintain the roadmap
    • Act as a unifier helping individual goals become program goals

    Skills

    • Advanced understanding of Agile Principles
    • Adherence to the Agile Manifesto with justified flexibility
    • Strong facilitation, coaching and mentoring skills
    • Experience leading teams through resolution of program issues
    • Excellent communication, team dynamics, conflict resolution, and mentoring skills
    • Proven leadership skills in directing all phases of a release
    • Highly motivated and passionate about working in a fast, agile environment
    • High adaptability
    • Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate with management, business users, and IT resources
    • Leadership through influence–not position authority

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 5+ years relevant work experience
    • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
    • SAFe 4.0 Release Train Engineer (RTE) - Desired 
    • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) – Desired
    • Experience with Kanban, Scrum, XP, SAFe, organizational change management - Desired
    • Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools (Jira, Rally, VersionOne)
    • Experience working with federal government agencies

    Education

    Bachelor’s degree

     

    Additional Requirement:

     

    U.S. Citizen is required for the position. Candidate must successfully pass a Federal Background Investigation. 

     

     

    Ace Info Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetics, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

     

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